marketPlease join us for our weekly educational workshop series at the Amherst Winter Farmers’ Market held at the Amherst Regional Middle School.  The market runs each Saturday from 10:00am – 2:00pm and the workshops are held in the Professional Development Room at 12:00 Noon each week.  Here is the list of topics planned for 2014-15.

Dec 20   Gabor Lukacs:  Resilience In and Around Your Home
Dec 27   David Lovler:  Practical Backyard Composting
Jan 3     Will Miller (Cricket Creek):  Grassfed Dairy Cheese Production
Jan 10   Henry Lappen:    The Incredible Complexity of Trees
Jan 24   Dan Conlon (Warm Colors Apiary): Honeybees on the Farm/Pollination in the Region
Jan 31   Sarah Berquist (UMass Stockbridge School): School Gardening and Community Education
Feb 7     Jeremy Barker-Plotkin (Simple Gifts Farm): Winter Vegetable Gardening
Feb 14   Tunzala Eynula (Dilaura Naturals):    Natural Skin Care
Feb 21   Becky Reed, Family Nurse Practitioner:    Food Is Your Best Medicine
Feb 28   David Ahlfeld:  Your Carbon Footprint
March 7   Willie Crosby (Fungi Ally):  Cultivating Mushrooms in the Home Garden
March 14  Claire Chang (The Solar Store):  Replace Fossil Fuels One House at a Time
March 21  Ryan Voiland (Red Fire Farm): Growing Tomatoes
March 28  Isabel Masteika:  Herbs for Everyday Use
For information on the series, contact Becky Reed.

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